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Refugees Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Syrian Refugees Build ‘Learning Ecosystems’ to Access Higher Education

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Networks of informal contacts and resources are helping refugee students in Lebanon and Jordan gain access to a university education.

Faculty Finances Politics Religion Teaching

Hard-Hit by Lebanon’s Crisis, Some Professors Feel Exploited

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.

Faculty Finances Students Teaching

Tunisian University Instructors Complain of Exploitation

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 06 Jul 2021

Private universities offer almost the only chance of jobs, but instructors say their conditions of employment are precarious.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

Lacking Job Security and Benefits, Many Arab Professors Lose Interest in Academia

Rasha Faek | 04 Jul 2021

Many professors are discouraged by their work conditions and the lack of independent bodies to defend their rights, a study by Al-Fanar Media found.

Faculty Religion Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

How to Create Safe Spaces for Teaching Taboo Topics

Jörg Matthias Determann | 30 Jun 2021

A history professor in Qatar offers advice for instructors seeking to discuss sensitive social and political issues.

Faculty Policy Quality Control Students Teaching

Egypt’s Universities Adopt Academic Credit-Hour System

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 Jun 2021

Moving to the credit-hour system should help cut the state’s higher-education costs, officials say, but some academics fear a lowering of standards.

Conflict Employment Gender Inequality Refugees Teaching

Gender-Specific Training Helps Women Entrepreneurs in Vulnerable Economies

Sarah Page, Zafer Simsek | 20 Jun 2021

SPARK, a development NGO, and UN Women are offering gender-specific training to help women entrepreneurs in countries set back by Covid-19.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Teaching Middle Eastern History Through Games

Jörg Matthias Determann | 09 Jun 2021

Games are well established as teaching tools, says a history professor in Qatar. Instead of resisting them, educators should be trying to develop better ones.

Internet Policy Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Tips on Cybersecurity for Students and Teachers

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Jun 2021

Three cybersecurity experts suggest steps students and educators can take to ensure privacy and data protection in their distance-learning experience.




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